The Town of Hillsborough (pop. 10,800) is an all residential community 13 miles south of San Francisco. Since its incorporation in 1910, the Town has been known for its rural charm and mild climate year round. Private and public schools in Hillsborough have been internationally and nationally recognized for academic excellence.
The Town operates with a Council-City Manager form of government. Residents voluntarily serve on the Citizens Communications Advisory Committee, Financial Advisory Committee, Administrative Hearing Panel and the Architecture and Design Review Board.
The Town provides a full range of municipal services including police and fire protection, water delivery and wastewater collection.